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Manufacturing Process Manager

Posted 23 February by Personnel Selection Ended

We are recruiting for a newly created role of Manufacturing Process Manager - * Note this is NOT a Production Manager, nor an Engineering Manager.

Main Role:

  • Management of Production Engineering and Quality staff.
    • Shop floor support to Manufacturing cells and Fuji SMT Line
    • Development of tooling and test equipment
  • Control and manage New Product Introduction to factory
  • Develop and maintain highest levels of customer satisfaction by achieving a “right first time” performance culture.
  • Ensure full compliance with national and international standards and legislation at all times

Key Responsibilities:

- Plan and implement capital investment programme

- Manage and control production engineering, tooling and test equipment

- Establish product times and productivity improvement programmes

- Introduction of upgrades and new design LED boards for fixtures

- Act as Quality Champion providing leadership to inspire employees to take up the quality culture change process which will include education and training programmes.

- Maintain and develop the application of ISO 9001:2015 management system applying the process of continuous improvement throughout the organisation.

- Proactively influence and guide the product design team to enhance DFM and design out potential quality issues.

- Identify and lead projects aiming at cost reduction and yield improvement (CoPQ, Scrap, ppm etc.)

- Develop suitable metrics generating control documentation for line management.

- Introduce tools, techniques and KPIs to eliminate quality problems.

- Manage the Team ensuring their development and training to support the achievement of KPI‘s.

- Monitor and report regularly on quality performance by gathering data and providing statistical reports for Senior Management at local and group level.

Person Specification:

  • Degree in an Engineering discipline (preferably Electronics)
  • Min. 5 years experience in a Management position within a manufacturing organisation
  • Surface Mount Manufacturing experience
  • Proven background of driving down Cost and improving Yield
  • QA/QC experience in a certified ISO9001 QMS environment
  • Hands on experience in Root Cause Analysis, CAPA, QMS Audits (internal, external)
  • A self starter with excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities
  • Working knowledge of NPI, FMEA, SPC, 8D
  • Excel proficiency on advanced level
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Reference: 34548131

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